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Oct 13, 2012 8:00am PDT
wheeling its way through streets of los angeles to its final home at the california science center. these pictures have been captivating all of us, including our john zarrella, who is somewhere along the route there. john, good morning. this is quite a task, right? they had some pretty tight clearance in some areas getting this thing around. >> oh yeah, they're not done with those tight clearances yet either, randi. we're about halfway between where it started at l.a.x. and the california science center. so endeavor sitting here behind us now outside the old forum where the los angeles lakers used to play. they're a little bit ahead of schedule and i want to bring in stephanie stillson, who works for nasa and has been responsible for preparing all of the shuttle orbiters for their retirement. stephanie, an amazing sight, but you have to be a little bit concerned when you know the narrow clearances that randi was just talking about. >> absolutely. but the self-propelled motorized transports that they're using can move precisely. so it should be able to crab around the trees and thin
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Oct 14, 2012 1:00am PDT
before. the streets of los angeles. we're live. >> maybe i could do that. it looks like it's a lot of fun. >> plus, off live interview from space and why it soon may not just be a police for astronauts but as -- a place for astronauts but for people like you. >>> vice presidential faceoff. more like goofy faceoff. >> that's malarkey. >> what were both these guys thinking? >>> and the other debate, the one you won't see anywhere else. two third party candidate snubbed by the establishment here to talk issues and what's wrong with the right and the left. >> neither party's addressing them. they're broken. >>> the color of sex. blue states versus red states in the bedroom. who's more fun? break out the wine and candles. >>> those stories, plus -- >> double back -- >> the walking dead. hulk hogan's sex tape, and sean penn and kid rock's rage against the political machine. >>> good evening, everyone, i'm don lemon. thank you very much for joining us. we appreciate it. as we go on the air, we have a developing story to tell you about. we want to get you to the amazing pictures live downtown los
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 12:00pm EDT
than they had anticipated and expected. we are at the old forum where the los angeles lakers used to play a little basketball back in the day before they moved. and you know, it gave an opportunity for thousands of people in the englewood area to come out and see the space shuttle. they had a marching band here. they've had music playing. "endeavour" has been sitting there for the better part of an hour. a lot longer than we had anticipated, fredericka. and i am joined by stephanie stillson who works for nasa and has been in charge of preparing all three of the space shuttle orbiters for their retirement. and stephanie, just a great reception from the people in los angeles. right? >> absolutely. from the minute we got here, prior to offloading, before the "endeavour" even got here, great support from the folks at los angeles international airport and the surrounding communities. it's been very welcoming. >> reporter: from your perspecti perspective, the shuttle retiring like this, there had been concerns because of the close quarters. there's areas where there's not much clearance
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 2:00pm PDT
, crawling very slow through the streets of downtown los angeles. now, the retired space shuttle "endeavour" heading for its final destination, you're looking at live pictures there. we'll check the progress from los angeles in a moment. and you can follow along as it moves through l.a., see the little window in the screen there? there it is right there, that is a live picture, we'll keep it up here for you all afternoon. >>> and syrian rebels fighting against the regime of assad, declare a victory, they say they shot down aircraft, there was no let-up in the violence as the opposition said 110 people were killed across syria today. >>> and a suicide bomb tearing across a busy market in northwest pakistan today. at least 17 killed, 38 others wounded. officials suspect that the target was a nearby building serving as a base for anti-taliban fighters, the explosion in the busiest time of day in the market. >>> and police in denver say somebody fired a single shot friday into an obama campaign office. no one was hurt, but people were inside the office at the time. nobody got a look at the susp
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Oct 13, 2012 11:00am PDT
this stretch of the route from los angeles international airport to the california science center. now, what we can show you is, okay, we have the wing that's really close to that tree. if we look over on the other side of the street, you can now see the platform starting to move. but you can see it's almost out of room on the other side of the street. so it's a very, very delicate maneuver. this platform that it's on, each of the wheels can move individually. it can go side to side and backwards and forwards so they're trying to reposition it right now to get around that tree and try to save it. we have asked a couple of the workers here who are managing this whole process whether they're going to cut the tree down or not. they say they don't know. they have tried throughout the process to save as many trees as possible. 400 have been cut down along the route. they'll be replaced 2 for 1, but some of the residents of the communities have been upset because they don't want to lose any trees. we're still watching the process and we're going to see whether it gets by the tree. you can watch as th
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Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm PDT
reforms. >> president obama, like i told you at the beginning of the newscast, is in los angeles right now. two events are waiting for him. one is private, the other not so much. dan lothian live in los angeles for us. president is all about fund-raising tonight, dan. so who is going to help him more in los angeles, is it going to be the former president bill clinton or is it going to be, i don't know, bon jovi? >> reporter: wow, you know, that's a tough one. i have to say probably both of them will help him because, you know, the president not only bon jovi but also katy perry is here, george clooney, jennifer hudson. a lot of other big names that appeal to a broad array of voters from the old school like earth wind and fire, so older audiences but also some of the young people as well. so i think the president's covering it all with the various stars who are helping here at this fund-raiser but you can't take anything away from what the xlin believes former president bill clinton brings to the table, not only in the speeches he delivers, but also out there in fund-raising. he's held a nu
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
of 2 miles an hour. and witness to all of this, john zarrella in los angeles. is that the -- look how cool that is. right behind you. you're on the route. not only on the route. was going to say, where is the shuttle now? there it is. >> reporter: hey, don. you know, it's funny. i've seen "endeavour" and all the other vehicles, shuttles take off. i've seen them land. i've been inside "endeavour." but you could never have told me in a million years that i would be standing on the streets of los angeles with the shuttle sitting in a parking lot behind me. that's what it's doing right now, and will be for the next nine hours. it actually left the los angeles international airport about three hours ago. it's only gone about a mile and a half to get here, two miles. and literally what they did is they had time to kill, is the way they're putting it. because they don't want to be trying to move it during rush hour in los angeles and they wanted to get it out of the airport before rush hour. they're sitting it here for nine hours. they're going to move some lights and some overhanging power
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Oct 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
"endeavour" is on the move in los angeles at 2 miles an hour. man. flying through l.a., right? it's on the first leg of its 12-mile journey to the california science center. the trip is expected to wrap up tomorr tomorrow. we'll be taking you there live a little later on this hour. >>> let's go back to politics now. both sides are claiming victory after last night's vice presidential debate. with all the comments about smirks, smiles, snarky remarks, there was actually some substance, like this exchange on abortion. >> with respect to abortion, the democratic party used to say they want it to be safe, legal and rare. now they support it without restriction and with taxpayer fund i funding. taxpayer funding in obamacare, taxpayer funding in foreign aid. the president himself went to china and said he sympathized or wouldn't second guess that their one-child policy of forced abortions and sterilizations. that, to me, is pretty extreme. >> with regard to abortion, i accept my opponent's position on abortion, life begins conception. i accept it in my personal life. i refuse to impose
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 3:00pm PDT
is spending the entire day in los angeles right now for a private fund-raiser set for later. we are told former president bill clinton will be there. then later a bill concert at the nokia theater. live to los angeles now and the white house correspondent, dan lothian. the nokia theater live in los angeles, what's going on here, entertainment or politics? they are colliding here. two different strategies, romney with arousing crowds in florida and the president taking yesterday off and today keeping it relatively low key 30 days until the big day. what's the agenda in l.a. tonight? let me guess, money? >> reporter: that's right. he took a -- you pointed out yesterday he was celebrating his wedding anniversary because he was actually out of town in denver on the actual anniversary. so they celebrated that over the weekend. then coming here the president has come to california as kind of his atm. he does a lot of fund-raisers here from the hollywood set and others and has been able to pull in a lot of cash. that's primary focus of the president's trip. as you pointed out he's having the bi
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Oct 14, 2012 4:00pm EDT
's final destination of the california science center in los angeles. the shuttle was supposed to arrive last night, but the trip took a little longer than expected. dozens of trees had to be cut along that route to accommodate the 78-foot wide shut, you heard about that over the past few weeks or so. and in the course of the last 24 hours, they had to do some trimming along the way. but it was still a very tight fit. and so that shuttle soon to be in its final destination spot right there in los angeles. >>> president barack obama spending a second straight day in williamsberg, virginia preparing for his next debate with mitt romney. that show you were happens tuesday night, today one of obama's top advisors told cnn the president was disappointed his performance in the first debate and knows he has to be more energetic this tuesday. mitt romney is also hunkering down preparing for the debate. senator rob portman of ohio has been in kind of a mock role as president obama in those debate sessions. >>> the presidential contenders will square off for the second time tuesday night, our spec
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Oct 14, 2012 1:00pm PDT
destination spot right there in los angeles. >>> president barack obama spending a second straight day in williamsberg, virginia preparing for his next debate with mitt romney. that show you were happens tuesday night, today one of obama's top advisors told cnn the president was disappointed his performance in the first debate and knows he has to be more energetic this tuesday. mitt romney is also hunkering down preparing for the debate. senator rob portman of ohio has been in kind of a mock role as president obama in those debate sessions. >>> the presidential contenders will square off for the second time tuesday night, our special coverage life at 7:00 eastern time. >>> what can we expect in this next showdown? we have got a full preview from our moderate fors. a fire works show in china goes terribly wrong. we'll tell you what happened. i just wanted you to eat more fiber. chewy, oatie, gooeyness... and fraudulence. i'm in deep, babe. you certainly are. [ male announcer ] fiber one. i'm in deep, babe. you certainly are. it's hard to see opportunity in today's challenging environmen
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Oct 7, 2012 7:00pm PDT
-raising events in los angeles one of the l.a. fundraisers was a private event and no news cameras allowed. and another is an a-list concert with katy perry, and bon jovi, and more in just a few moments. >> 4, 3, 2, 1 -- and liftoff. >> that right there marking a new era in space flight from cape canaveral florida. nasa has stepped aside to the international space station. and meningitis outbreak has grown by one-third in 24 hours. 91 cases in nine states including seven deaths. 27 cases since yesterday. nearly half of the new cases in michigan. men unskwraoeutious has been linked to contaminated steroid injections. and there's a voluntary recall for all the products from the manufacture. >>> most of the country's voting places are still open right now. the polls will stay open as long as people are waiting in line to vote. hugo chavez has been in charge for 13 years there. >>> now to some very disturbing video from the syrian war. some viewers, particularly children, may want to look away. here it is. we are told this person that you see running is a syrian boy, and that he
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Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
report in a minute from los angeles. >>> four, three, two, one. and liftoff. liftoff of the spacex falcon nine rocket. >> that marking a new era. the first commercial flight into space. nasa has assigned spacex to a contract to ship cargo to i.s.s. live report from florida 20 minutes away. >>> the meningitis out break has grown by one-third in just 24 hours. 27 cases since yesterday. nearly half of the new cases in michigan. meningitis has been linked to contaminated steroid injections. the company issued a voluntary recall for all its products. >>> it's half 9:00 at night in venezuela where most of the country's voting places are still open right now. presidential election day and the polls will stay open as long as people are waiting in line to vote. hugo chavez is trying to win another term as president. he's been in charge for 13 years there. >>> now to some very disturbing video from the syrian war. some viewers, particularly children may want to look away. this person that you see run nig is a syrian boy. he was hit by sniper fire in aleppo. another amateur video is said to show a g
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Oct 12, 2012 11:00am PDT
the shuttle. hands down one of the coolest things i've ever seen. blue skies, live pictures in los angeles. probably the only time we will ever see this kind of picture, at least in our lifetime. we're going to talk to former "endeavor" commander mark kelly about this and his life highlights on this shuttle coming up. ♪ my life begins today ♪ ♪ fly by night away from here ♪ ♪ change my life again ♪ ♪ fly by night, goodbye my dear ♪ ♪ my ship isn't coming ♪ and i just can't pretend oww! ♪ [ male announcer ] careful, you're no longer invisible in a midsize sedan. the volkswagen passat. the 2012 motor trend car of the year. that's the power of german engineering. tomato, obviously. haha. there's more than that though, there's a kick to it. wahlalalalallala! smooth, but crisp. it's kind of like drinking a food that's a drink, or a drink that's a food, woooooh! [ male announcer ] taste it and describe the indescribable. could've had a v8. [ male announcer ] taste it and describe the indescribable. that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
through the streets of los angeles early tomorrow. and buzz already building for that big move. >>> and fortune, tech is on top, magazine out with its 40 under 40. the person on top? it's not mark zuckerberg. "newsroom" begins right now. good morning, everyone. i'm don lemon, in for carol today. it is the under card of the title fight, just 12 hours before the bell rings at the vice preside vice presidential debate. sounds like a boxing match, right? paul ryan trying to keep that new republican momentum alive. joe biden faces a formidable foe, in himself, most americans perceive him unfavorably. ryan better in both areas, 44% favorable compared to 40% unfavorable. >> joe biden has been doing this a long time. he ran for president twice, sitting vice president. he has been on this big stage many times before. that's new for me. i'm just doing my homework, studying the issues. i know how he'll come and attack us. the problem he has is he has barack obama's record he has to run on. >> are you intimidated at all, ba based on the background you just skroibed? >> no, i'm not intimida
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Oct 13, 2012 4:00pm PDT
to that museum, "endeavor," live going through the streets of los angeles. >>> other news now. more trouble for lance armstrong. london's "sunday times" is considering a lawsuit against the seven-time tour de france winner. the newspaper might pursue him for fraud because of the evidence released by the u.s. anti-doping agency this week. cnn's anderson cooper spoke with a former teammate who said the team's doping program was all about lance. >> the first time i ever blood doped was with lance and it was certainly for lance, basically. you know, it was -- i blood doped myself, you know. it was done by the team, but it was done for the tour de france. so i could be a good teammate for lance armstrong. yeah, i mean, a lot of the -- you know, he wanted you to be riding at your best when in the biggest races and for lance, it was all about winning the tour de france. >> with the fallout from that report isn't over yet. matt white stepping down from his job as sports director for an australian team after admitting to doping while riding with armstrong's team. >>> you have seen protests before, b
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
will give him a boost. the president is attending a fund-raiser in los angeles, and then he heads on to ohio. mitt romney in the meantime is spending the weekend in florida where yesterday he spent much of the day preparing for the next debate. it's a must-win state if he wants to capture the white house. >>> and, of course, you don't want to forget that the vice presidential debate is this thursday. joe biden and paul ryan squaring off. our cnn coverage begins at 7:00 eastern time. >>> all right. some news for your car out there. honda is recalling 268,000 crvs, its popular suv, model years 2002 to 2006. they say there's a faulty window stwich in the driver's side door, and if it gets wet it can start fire. no crashes or injuries have been reported but honda knows a four-switch fires. >>> space travel will be a business with a launch tonight. spacex wilt pd send the first privately contracted mission to the international space station. launch time is 8:30 p.m. eastern time. spacex successfully demonstrated it could do the job back in may when it docked a capsule with the space station. toni
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Oct 8, 2012 1:00am PDT
coast tonight, attend og new events in los angeles. one of those was a private event. no news cameras allowed. another is an a-list concert with stevie wonder, katy perry, and bill clinton. details from los angeles. >>> four, three, two, one. and liftoff. liftoff of the space x falcon 9 rocket. >> marking a new era in space flight. the first commercial flight launched from cape canaveral, florida, bound for the international space station. nasa has stepped aside, to ship cargo to the international space station. live report from florida. >>> a meningitis outbreak in the u.s. has grown one-third in just 24 hours. the cdc is confirming 91 cases in 9 states, including 7 deaths. 27 cases since yesterday. nearly half of the new cases in michigan. meningitis has been linked to contaminated steroid injections used to ease back and neck pain. the company that issued the injections have issued a recall for all its products. >>> it's after 9:00 at night in venezuela, where most of the polls are open. polls are open as long as people are waiting in line to vote. hugo chavez is trying to win anot
CNN
Oct 12, 2012 8:00am PDT
for the people of los angeles and they're coming out with their kids and their families and getting to take pictures with the orbiter and what happened was they had to move from the airport before they got into l.a. rush hour traffic. they didn't want to be dealing with that so they moved it early this morning and it's only gone a mile and a half, two miles from this location here and it's going sit here for nine hours before they actually move it again. they're doing a little bit of reconfiguring of the transporter system which is incredibly unique in and of itself and it's remote controlled and a guy literally walks in front of it moving these hundreds and hundreds of wheels under it so they can move it and turn it around different streets and they'll reconfigure it today and they'll be taking down power lines before they head out and move again, but the whole journey is going to be 12 miles over a course of 46 hours so not until tomorrow night will they get to the california science center. the shuttle's wingspan is 75 feet wide and they've had to literally cut down 400 trees in order to
CNN
Oct 14, 2012 4:00pm PDT
crawling 12 miles across los angeles over three days. it took about 15 hours longer than expected. l's mayor says its a historic accomplishment. >> the "endeavour" has reached its final destination, the california science center. nothing like this has ever been attempted before and nothing like this will ever be attempted again. this is a once in a lifetime event. >> well, crowds cheered for the shuttle every step of the way as the 85 ton shuttle maneuvered through los angeles. spectacular sight. >>> politics now and president barack obama, mitt romney, out of side toot getting ready for tuesday's second of three presidential debates. cnn's political director mark preston is at new york's hofstra university ahead of all the crowds and everybody. you know, you were the first to have this story, mark. it's the site of tuesday night's showdown moderated, of course, by our very own candy crowley. you're like, right, lemon. shut up. no surprise though that tuesday's debate was number one topic on the sunday shows this morning. everybody is talking about it. the president, he's got to, you
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Oct 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
-join the program today from los angeles. michael, thanks for being here. this is a wonderful day to talk to you as we count down to this debate this evening. here is my first question to you, sir, the president of the united states, be it president obama or anybody else, has been sitting in office for nearly four years, the most differential character ever. he's called mr. president by his friends. and then all of a sudden for 90 minutes in front of 50 to 60 million people he can be torn apart. do you have to prepare for all of a sudden that change of existence, that change of environment? >> you're exactly right, ashleigh. there are real challenges for any incumbent president. they have people play music when they walk into a room, it is not a normal existence and very rarely will people ever tell a president to his face that he's dead wrong. so, yes, the debate prep process for an incumbent president very often involves taking someone who is clearly usually a very good political performer, making sure they're not rusty and hearing the arguments of the other side. you know, we're all watching
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Oct 18, 2012 11:00am PDT
. >> you hear about grooming in stories like this. paul, thank you so much for us from los angeles. >>> we have details in the alleged plot to blow up the federal reserve building with a 1,000-pound. the feds and the new york agents busted this 21-year-old bangladeshi man trying to denate what he thought was a bomb. police say the man who's in custody, he was in the u.s. on a student visa, came for a reason, to destroy america. maggie lake, i want do go straight to you for us in new york and walk me through this. who is this guy? how close to carrying this out? >> brooke, 21 years old, from bangladesh. came on a student visa back in january to study in missouri but did not -- he went a spring semester there. he was living in jamaica, queens. authorities say he came with the intent to perform a jihad on the united states. he wanted to recruit others to his plot, reached out via social media to someone who happened to be an informant for the fbi. that person in turn put him in touch with an actual fbi agent working undercover, posing as an al qaeda operative who he then monitored him, they p
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Oct 26, 2012 11:00am PDT
, tennessee to los angeles. just to give you some perspective here. chad myers, obviously this thing is huge. how bad does it look? >> and that's the issue. it's going to have a very big wind field. even 400 miles away from the eye we could have wind gusts over hurricane force. everybody is going to get hit with something. there will be so many trees down, power lines down. it will be days before everybody gets back power. >> we just said virginia state of emergency and there's fears that the temperatures would be so, so cold much are we talking snow? >> not virginia, but west virginia for sure. ohio, the western side of pennsylvania, not so much the poconos, i don't think. because as the hurricane comes in, it will bring in warm air with it. the cold air will be on the west side, michigan and ohio. that's where the snow might be. but this thing still has a lot to evolve. >> we're still talking monday, tuesday, right? >> we are. you asked me what i do expect. i said there are computer models out there, they're just finishing now. there's one that goes up into long island and does terrible th
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Oct 14, 2012 2:00pm PDT
, even though so much preparation had been done prior to the shuttle's arrival in los angeles, now it's almost at that california science museum where it will rest in some finality for all to see the a- >>> a turning point in a presidential race. a town hall style jshowdown tak place in new york. mark preston, before the first presidential debate, the conventional wisdom was that the debates really don't matter that much, but we saw mitt romney gain some ground in pols, so how much now is riding on this debate? >> well, i mean this is the most important day of the election season. we have been saying that, fred, ever since -- well, ever since the election start, we saw mitt romney come out in that first debate and he defied all the critics and all the skeptics and he put on quite a show. and president obama had a very bad debate. even one of his senior advisors said today that he needs to do better. let's hear what he told candy crowley on the state of the union, what we can expect from president obama tuesday night. >> he knew when he walked off stage and he also knew when he watched
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Oct 14, 2012 3:00pm PDT
shuttle inched by on its long, slow journey across los angeles. it was supposed to arrive yesterday at the california science center, but things like trees and utility poles slowed its trek. >>> long-time pennsylvania senator arlen specter died today after a long battle with cancer. he was elected in 1980 and represented pennsylvania for 30 years. he was 82 years old. we'll have a live report from washington five minutes away. >>> the deadly meningitis outbreak continues to spread, the cdc confirming ten new cases. overall 205 cases are confirmed in 14 states. tennessee particularly hit hard with about 25% of the cases. the victims received tainted steroid injections. >>> a guy flying through the sky broke the sound barrier today as we've been reporting. people have been flying faster than the speed of sound since the 1940s. this guy today wasn't in an airplane, that's the difference. he was just falling. an amazing daredevil sky dive that made world record history. brian todd in washington. brian, it was last week or the week before it got postponed. you've been following this thro
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Oct 14, 2012 7:00pm PDT
home in los angeles. ter a 12-mile trip across l.a. over three days. >>> if you have a fear of heights, you should grab ahold of something because a dedicated daredevil finally achieved an amazing feat today. he zoomed faster than the speed of sound and he wasn't in an airplane. that wasn't his only milestone achievement. here's cnn's brian todd with the story. >> reporter: with the heart-pounding hop into the stratosphere, felix baumgartner mooiks history jumping from 128,000 feet above earth, 24 miles up, higher than anyone before him. during free fall he spun for a few harrowing moments but stabilized quickly. >> it spun me around everywhere and i was trying to find out how to stop this. i put an arm out it didn't work. you're always late because of the speed. when you travel at that speed and with the suit it's pressurized, you don't feel the air. >> in the first seconds he broke another record. no one had ever gone outside the sound barrier outside a vehicle and he reached a top speed of more than 700 miles an hour, well past the speed of sound. free fall lasted 4:19, already his
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Oct 15, 2012 1:00am PDT
retirement home in los angeles. it finally arrived at the california center after crawling 12 miles across l.a. over three days. >>> just 23 days until the election and the presidential candidates are hard to find. we barely got a glimpse of them today, president obama or mitt romney. they are getting ready for tuesday's debate. mark preston is on site at new york's hofstra university. my question is does president obama still have some work to do on tuesday. >> reporter: he does. he has some game changing to do. he had a very lackluster debate two weeks ago. his advisers are at least telling us that he will come with a different game plan. let's listen to what robert gibbs had to stay on "state of the union" this morning. >> he knew when he walked off the stage and he also knew as he watched the tape of that debate that he's got to be more energetic. i think you'll see somebody who is very passionate about the choice our country faces and putting that choice in front of voters. >> reporter: and on the same show this morning on "state of the union," ed gillespie says it comes down to a choic
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